Film & Soundtrack: Dark Ambient, Drones, Brooding, OminousGenre

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This is the area for dark, ominous, foreboding, cinematic music in our royalty-free music site. The tracks presented in this genre are suitable for mystery, suspense, tension, horror and dark drama. These tracks will stay in the background and just provide an uneasy atmosphere in your media project such as films, YouTube and social media, games and more.

Dark, foggy pads, slow bassoon and cello. Creeping, slowly moving musical soundscapes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
All versions
  • $42.95

Creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $13.95
All versions
  • $30.25

A disturbing, percussion-only track. Use of feedback and clanking metal reminescent of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre soundtrack or some of John Cage's work, but with the added element of dark, ethnic percussion. This fairly short track is great for a thriller, chiller, horror or dark mystery. [Tempo: Slow]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $30.95

An intensely suspenseful mystery cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a mass epidemic, with a riveting climax. Orchestral with piano, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Medium]

Haunting film underscore. Howling wind instrument and a low pitched roar, produced with a tribal instrument called "tambor onca". [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

All versions
  • $20.15

Hollow synths and eerie sustained vocal notes dominate and then swell together in the revealing conclusion to this suspenseful track. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

All versions
  • $59.95

Modern cinematic music for horrors, thrillers, mysteries and sci-fi. Dark, edgy suspense builder with piano, strings, vocal chants and electronic drums starting off subtle and growing to a booming climax. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Moving, swarming ambient bed with a foreboding, dark drone and a resonant melody line. Space, sci-fi, mystery... [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $42.95

SFX and sound design piece. Feeling of coldness of outer space, lurking danger, impending tragedy and hopelessness of Mordor. Highly suitable as a soundtrack for historical or Psi-Fi documentary, drama, as fantasy material, be it films, fantasy games, TV specials or other installations. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Dark and spacious ambient textures, slowly evolving, sacred knowledge, hidden secrets. [Tempo: Very slow / 108 BPM]

1 music loop
  • $12.95
All versions
  • $41.95

An atmosphere of sparse sound effects and eerie sounds, tense and ominous, an odd sonic bed. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
All versions
  • $39.75

Industrial, atmospheric, fearful low-tempo track, with a strong sense of suspense and anticipation. Suitable for productions that require a nervous, anxious feel, such as horror and suspense movies and shows. Also suitable for creating an intense soundscape for other productions, such as documentaries and presentations. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Somewhere between music and soundscape, this track features strange, uneasy sounds and echoey rattles. Foreboding, tense. Great horror or sci-fi material. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Set of 4 music loops
  • $13.95
All versions
  • $30.25

Mystical / mysterious minimal underscore with just a deep drone and few scattered piano notes. Monotenous drone and atonal piano. Suspenseful, pensive, tense. Good for classic horror style, creepy, eerie backdrop. Also available with just the drone, and just the piano. [Tempo: Very slow / 130 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $46.95

A dark underscore cue. Pensive, unnerving and unsettling, this piece is suitable for a sci-fi or horror scene. [Tempo: Very slow / 97 BPM]

Menacing, dark ambient sound collage. Ice cold sound texture suggesting a terrible realization or horrible sight. Suitable for horror, sci-fi, thriller or experimental material. [Tempo: Very slow / 125 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
All versions
  • $42.95

Distant beat on a big drum. Threatening, dark, dramatic, eerie. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 82 BPM]

1 music loop
  • $14.95
All versions
  • $25.95

Electonica type of track that gives you feel of a conveyer or machinery at work, wheels are spinning. Easy loopable, this track is great as a background soundtrack for industrial, real “How things made” TV, perhaps some car commercial and many more. [Tempo: Medium / 110 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $35.85

An ominous horror track that features ambient synths and creepy, high-pitched, animal-like noises. A heavy, repetitive drum beat enhances the sense of foreboding midway through the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Unsettling, uneasy, foreboding, malevolent musical soundscape for horror and scifi. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 99 BPM]

Set of 5 music loops
  • $6.95
All versions
  • $15.95

An intensely suspenseful mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a ruthless intruder. Orchestral with eerie piano and creepy ambient fx, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

An eerie and creepy figure of a ghost subtly sneaks by with a cold and evil presence in this electronic / ambient suspense cue. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 96 BPM]

A dark, pulsating, repetitive drum beat lies pumping underneath distorted psych lines of electronic grit. [Tempo: Slow / 120 BPM]

Set of 4 music loops
  • $13.95
All versions
  • $30.25

Twisting and churning, dark ambient soundscapes. Reverberant metal hits and clanks, disturbing textures. Good for horror, sci-fi, suspense underscore. [Tempo: Slow / 109 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $45.35

Sparse pads, almost gluey in texture and with an evil tone. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $13.95
All versions
  • $30.25

Dark synth pulse, eerie metallic pads, occasional deep drums and scattered notes. Tension. [Tempo: Fast / 121 BPM]

Set of 5 music loops
  • $13.95
All versions
  • $29.95

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

A cinematic style suspense cue, feelings of danger and fear, great for horror and sci-fi scenes. [Tempo: Slow]

Somewhere between music, soundscapes and sound effects, the 'Toxic Air' series consists of 15 parts named after toxic gases. The music is almostly entirely without any recognizable rhythm or structure. Useful for sci-fi, horror, etc. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Part 01: Diazomethane - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 02: Benzedine - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 03: Toxaphene - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 04: Nitrobenzene - 2 loops
  • $9.95
Part 05: Chloroprene - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 06: Acetonitrile - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 07: Triethylamine - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 08: Dichlorvos - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 09: Catechol - 2 loops
  • $9.95
Part 10: Heptachlor - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 11: Epichlorohydrin - 2 loops
  • $9.95
Part 12: Carbaryl - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 13: Xylenes - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 14: Styrene - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Part 15: Propoxur - 1 loop
  • $8.95
Complete Toxic Air Series: All 15 complete parts and all 18 loops.
  • $22.95

A dark, ambient track with heavy pads, low strings and harmonics, and guitar feedback. Great for horror films and thrillers. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Moody, suspenseful, and moody track, with a sense of mystery. It brings to mind ghost stories and other horror related subjects. Suitable for creating a backdrop for suspense and horror movies and shows, and also for scenes in other productions that require a dark, mystifying feel. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A seamlessly looping textural soundscape with sci-fi effects. Creates a sense of wonder and mystery. [Tempo: Very slow]

Surreal ambient/new age track, with electronic rhythm parts and dreamy pads. Eerie. Desolate. Isolation. Space. [Tempo: Slow]

A creepy and nervous thriller/chiller underscore. Uncertainty, tension. Pensive, high piano notes over slowly oozing background textures. [Tempo: Slow]

One music loop
  • $12.95
All versions
  • $27.95

Warm soaring ambient with cosmic sprinkles and metaphysical undertones. [Tempo: Very slow / 132 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $42.80

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A low, isolated harp picks heavily at low notes, then aided by a marimba, African percussion and shivering strings which adds to the tracks menace. A dark track that has hints of Michael Giacchino (a la Lost) about it. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

All versions
  • $36.00

Deep and dark undertones with lots of edit points and textural gestures to fit easily with picture. Light button ending fades perfectly into commercial break. Primarily synth FX, with some strings and light percussion, the textures roll seamlessly in and out of focus. Good for thriller, drama, crime series, horror. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Horrifying screechy string quartet. Nightmare, terror, very disturbing sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Heavily influenced by the "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" music, this is a package of tense, anxious music suitable for game shows, quiz shows as well as other media. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Xylophone in a spooky place. Dark, dramatic, eerie, horror. [Tempo: Very slow / 120 BPM]

1 music loop
  • $8.95
All versions
  • $17.95

A gloomy, moody, atmospheric fantasy soundscape suitable as an underscore / backdrop to a mysterious and dark world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Set of 2 music loops
  • $16.95
All versions
  • $45.35

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 21-40. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A very slow moving ambient track, like oozing, sticky, floating, slowly sinking into the deep or softly falling snow. Sorrowful, mournful, almost standing still. A sense of time itself slowed down. Inspired by the ambient works of The Dead Texan and others. Acoustic piano, mellotron, slowly swirling synth pad, electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Set of 5 music loops
  • $19.95
All versions
  • $42.95

Deep, pounding percussion. Nervous strings and dark, twitchy pads. Scary, grotesque, dark ambient music. Good for horror, chase, sci-fi, science fiction, dark crime thriller. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $11.95
All versions
  • $25.95

A short, intense, dark track. Slightly otherworldly, with a single, solemn, female vocal. A track for a gruesome discovery.... [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

An almost dreamy, surreal start, as a menacing orchestra slowly builds the tension. Someone has become aware of a growing threat, perhaps they are being followed, watched from a far. The air is thick with mystery and foreboding. [Tempo: Very slow]

Very creepy orchestral soundtrack with epic strings and sinister sound effects. Highly suitable for horror scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

Dark ambient, Experimental Soundscape. Dizzy / Confused / Disturbing. Perhaps madness, insanity. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 60 BPM]

Set of 3 music loops
  • $19.95
All versions
  • $39.75
Found 410 tracks, displaying page 1 of 9